Sr. Program Manager

Program Management, Full Time

Summary:

As a Senior Program Manager for the organization, you will lead New Product Introduction (NPI) teams to manage and meet customer expectations, with ultimate responsibility for on-time & on-budget project execution as well as manage complex, high-profile programs for Enercon Technologies. You will be the primary customer contact to support all aspects of the customer program/project.  You will lead internal multi-discipline project teams managing product development & production team activities, program schedules, budgets, scope, and the overall metrics to meet program/project objectives.

Functions & Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Program Manager:

  • You will partner with the Sales Team to develop estimates and proposals for new business opportunities as well as proposals and addendums for follow-on work with existing customers.
  • You will lead customer interactions for individual programs, with a strong focus on customer expectation management.
  • You will develop and maintain multiple project plans, schedules, and meeting notes to communicate program status to customer(s) and internal teams.
  • You will direct and coordinate program activities (schedule adherence, program budget, plan tracking, milestones, scope changes, design-to-cost objectives, plan updates, and weekly team meetings) while leading personnel responsible for specific functions throughout the life cycle phases of program.
  • You will guide successful completion of projects through collaboration with Development, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory Affairs Departments as well as outside consultants and suppliers.
  • You will be responsible for overall coordination of all cross-functional activities.
  • You will provide continuous identification, monitoring, and mitigation of project risk.
  • You will appropriately escalate issues to management and leadership.
  • You will identify and execute opportunities for continuous process improvement in Enercon Technologies product development and manufacturing processes.
  • You will mentor other Program Managers within the group.
  • You will identify innovative opportunities to add value to individual customers’ programs and products and provide value for Enercon Technologies, beyond defined project scope and constraints.

Job Requirements

The skills you need to succeed:

  • You must have the proven ability to manage multiple medium to large-scale projects.
  • You must be proficient in the use of MS Project to develop schedules, allocate resources, and establish program budgets.
  • You must have the ability to motivate and inspire your teams.
  • You must have excellent independent work ethic and organizational skills.
  • You must have excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • You must be able to convey business and technical concepts to a diverse customer base and to internal technical teams in a clear and concise manner.
  • You must have knowledge of business and management principles involved in resource allocation, leadership techniques, production methods and coordination of teams with many disciplines ranging from management to staff to technicians.
  • You must have demonstrated success leading and influencing cross-functional peers.
  • You must have demonstrated successful product launches in more than one major geography.
  • You must have demonstrated success in meeting overall project goals, timelines, costs, resource management, and core team leadership.
  • You must have the understanding of FDA medical product guidelines and ISO 13485 concepts.

 

Educational Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • S. or M.S. required preferably in technical field or equivalent experience; PMP certification a plus.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a customer-facing product development role.
  • Experience in an electronic contract engineering and manufacturing service business’ preferred.
  • Experience with all phases of new product development, from concept through commercialization, preferred but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office, including the use of Microsoft Excel and Project

Benefits

Enercon Technologies offers a competitive Benefit package